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1.

Gradual evolution towards flightlessness in steamer ducks.

Campagna L, McCracken KG, Lovette IJ.

Evolution. 2019 Sep;73(9):1916-1926. doi: 10.1111/evo.13758. Epub 2019 May 23.

PMID:
31106403
2.

Identifying hybrids & the genomics of hybridization: Mallards & American black ducks of Eastern North America.

Lavretsky P, Janzen T, McCracken KG.

Ecol Evol. 2019 Feb 27;9(6):3470-3490. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4981. eCollection 2019 Mar.

3.

ddRAD-seq data reveal significant genome-wide population structure and divergent genomic regions that distinguish the mallard and close relatives in North America.

Lavretsky P, DaCosta JM, Sorenson MD, McCracken KG, Peters JL.

Mol Ecol. 2019 May;28(10):2594-2609. doi: 10.1111/mec.15091. Epub 2019 May 9.

PMID:
30941840
4.

Control of breathing and respiratory gas exchange in high-altitude ducks native to the Andes.

Ivy CM, Lague SL, York JM, Chua BA, Alza L, Cheek R, Dawson NJ, Frappell PB, McCracken KG, Milsom WK, Scott GR.

J Exp Biol. 2019 Apr 1;222(Pt 7). pii: jeb198622. doi: 10.1242/jeb.198622.

PMID:
30846536
5.

Convergent evolution on the hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) pathway genes EGLN1 and EPAS1 in high-altitude ducks.

Graham AM, McCracken KG.

Heredity (Edinb). 2019 Jun;122(6):819-832. doi: 10.1038/s41437-018-0173-z. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

PMID:
30631144
6.

Neutral and functionally important genes shed light on phylogeography and the history of high-altitude colonization in a widespread New World duck.

Lozano-Jaramillo M, McCracken KG, Cadena CD.

Ecol Evol. 2018 Jun 4;8(13):6515-6528. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4108. eCollection 2018 Jul.

7.

Validation of a Pulse Oximetry System for High-Altitude Waterfowl by Examining the Hypoxia Responses of the Andean Goose (Chloephaga melanoptera).

Ivy CM, York JM, Lague SL, Chua BA, Alza L, McCracken KG, Milsom WK, Scott GR.

Physiol Biochem Zool. 2018 May/Jun;91(3):859-867. doi: 10.1086/697053.

PMID:
29513620
8.

Migration-Selection Balance Drives Genetic Differentiation in Genes Associated with High-Altitude Function in the Speckled Teal (Anas flavirostris) in the Andes.

Graham AM, Lavretsky P, Muñoz-Fuentes V, Green AJ, Wilson RE, McCracken KG.

Genome Biol Evol. 2018 Jan 1;10(1):14-32. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evx253.

9.

Respiratory mechanics and morphology of Tibetan and Andean high-altitude geese with divergent life histories.

York JM, Scadeng M, McCracken KG, Milsom WK.

J Exp Biol. 2018 Jan 10;221(Pt 1). pii: jeb170738. doi: 10.1242/jeb.170738.

10.

Divergent respiratory and cardiovascular responses to hypoxia in bar-headed geese and Andean birds.

Lague SL, Chua B, Alza L, Scott GR, Frappell PB, Zhong Y, Farrell AP, McCracken KG, Wang Y, Milsom WK.

J Exp Biol. 2017 Nov 15;220(Pt 22):4186-4194. doi: 10.1242/jeb.168799.

11.

Morphological and morphometric specializations of the lung of the Andean goose, Chloephaga melanoptera: A lifelong high-altitude resident.

Maina JN, McCracken KG, Chua B, York JM, Milsom WK.

PLoS One. 2017 Mar 24;12(3):e0174395. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174395. eCollection 2017.

12.

Respiratory mechanics of eleven avian species resident at high and low altitude.

York JM, Chua BA, Ivy CM, Alza L, Cheek R, Scott GR, McCracken KG, Frappell PB, Dawson NJ, Laguë SL, Milsom WK.

J Exp Biol. 2017 Mar 15;220(Pt 6):1079-1089. doi: 10.1242/jeb.151191.

13.

Mitochondrial physiology in the skeletal and cardiac muscles is altered in torrent ducks, Merganetta armata, from high altitudes in the Andes.

Dawson NJ, Ivy CM, Alza L, Cheek R, York JM, Chua B, Milsom WK, McCracken KG, Scott GR.

J Exp Biol. 2016 Dec 1;219(Pt 23):3719-3728. Epub 2016 Sep 12.

14.

Becoming pure: identifying generational classes of admixed individuals within lesser and greater scaup populations.

Lavretsky P, Peters JL, Winker K, Bahn V, Kulikova I, Zhuravlev YN, Wilson RE, Barger C, Gurney K, McCracken KG.

Mol Ecol. 2016 Feb;25(3):661-74. doi: 10.1111/mec.13487. Epub 2016 Jan 19.

PMID:
26833858
15.

Patterns of cryptic host specificity in duck lice based on molecular data.

Escalante GC, Sweet AD, McCracken KG, Gustafsson DR, Wilson RE, Johnson KP.

Med Vet Entomol. 2016 Jun;30(2):200-8. doi: 10.1111/mve.12157. Epub 2016 Jan 11.

PMID:
26753998
16.

Convergent Evolution of Hemoglobin Function in High-Altitude Andean Waterfowl Involves Limited Parallelism at the Molecular Sequence Level.

Natarajan C, Projecto-Garcia J, Moriyama H, Weber RE, Muñoz-Fuentes V, Green AJ, Kopuchian C, Tubaro PL, Alza L, Bulgarella M, Smith MM, Wilson RE, Fago A, McCracken KG, Storz JF.

PLoS Genet. 2015 Dec 4;11(12):e1005681. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005681. eCollection 2015 Dec.

17.

Mito-nuclear discord in six congeneric lineages of Holarctic ducks (genus Anas).

Peters JL, Winker K, Millam KC, Lavretsky P, Kulikova I, Wilson RE, Zhuravlev YN, McCracken KG.

Mol Ecol. 2014 Jun;23(12):2961-74. doi: 10.1111/mec.12799. Epub 2014 Jun 9.

PMID:
24854419
18.

Gene flow and hybridization between numerically imbalanced populations of two duck species on the subantarctic island of South Georgia.

McCracken KG, Wilson RE, Martin AR.

PLoS One. 2013 Dec 18;8(12):e82664. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082664. eCollection 2013.

19.

How migratory thrushes conquered northern North America: a comparative phylogeography approach.

Topp CM, Pruett CL, McCracken KG, Winker K.

PeerJ. 2013 Nov 12;1:e206. doi: 10.7717/peerj.206. eCollection 2013.

20.

Heteropatric speciation in a duck, Anas crecca.

Winker K, McCracken KG, Gibson DD, Peters JL.

Mol Ecol. 2013 Dec;22(23):5922-35. doi: 10.1111/mec.12525. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

PMID:
24102809
21.

Phylogenetics of a recent radiation in the mallards and allies (Aves: Anas): inferences from a genomic transect and the multispecies coalescent.

Lavretsky P, McCracken KG, Peters JL.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2014 Jan;70:402-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2013.08.008. Epub 2013 Aug 27.

PMID:
23994490
22.

Stepwise colonization of the Andes by ruddy ducks and the evolution of novel β-globin variants.

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Cortázar-Chinarro M, Lozano-Jaramillo M, McCracken KG.

Mol Ecol. 2013 Mar;22(5):1231-49. doi: 10.1111/mec.12151. Epub 2013 Jan 24.

PMID:
23346994
23.

Genetic and phenotypic divergence between low- and high-altitude populations of two recently diverged cinnamon teal subspecies.

Wilson RE, Peters JL, McCracken KG.

Evolution. 2013 Jan;67(1):170-84. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01740.x. Epub 2012 Aug 10.

PMID:
23289570
24.

A parapatric propensity for breeding precludes the completion of speciation in common teal (Anas crecca, sensu lato).

Peters JL, McCracken KG, Pruett CL, Rohwer S, Drovetski SV, Zhuravlev YN, Kulikova I, Gibson DD, Winker K.

Mol Ecol. 2012 Sep;21(18):4563-77. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05711.x. Epub 2012 Jul 31.

PMID:
22849532
25.

9,400 years of cosmic radiation and solar activity from ice cores and tree rings.

Steinhilber F, Abreu JA, Beer J, Brunner I, Christl M, Fischer H, Heikkilä U, Kubik PW, Mann M, McCracken KG, Miller H, Miyahara H, Oerter H, Wilhelms F.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Apr 17;109(16):5967-71. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1118965109. Epub 2012 Apr 2.

26.

Heterogeneity in genetic diversity among non-coding loci fails to fit neutral coalescent models of population history.

Peters JL, Roberts TE, Winker K, McCracken KG.

PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e31972. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031972. Epub 2012 Feb 22.

27.

Multilocus coalescent analysis of haemoglobin differentiation between low- and high-altitude populations of crested ducks (Lophonetta specularioides).

Bulgarella M, Peters JL, Kopuchian C, Valqui T, Wilson RE, McCracken KG.

Mol Ecol. 2012 Jan;21(2):350-68. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05400.x. Epub 2011 Dec 12.

PMID:
22151704
28.

Gene flow and hybridization between numerically imbalanced populations of two duck species in the Falkland Islands.

McCracken KG, Wilson RE.

PLoS One. 2011;6(8):e23173. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023173. Epub 2011 Aug 26.

30.

Do common eiders nest in kin groups? Microgeographic genetic structure in a philopatric sea duck.

Sonsthagen SA, Talbot SL, Lanctot RB, McCracken KG.

Mol Ecol. 2010 Feb;19(4):647-57. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04495.x. Epub 2010 Jan 14.

PMID:
20074318
31.

Signatures of high-altitude adaptation in the major hemoglobin of five species of andean dabbling ducks.

McCracken KG, Barger CP, Bulgarella M, Johnson KP, Kuhner MK, Moore AV, Peters JL, Trucco J, Valqui TH, Winker K, Wilson RE.

Am Nat. 2009 Nov;174(5):631-50. doi: 10.1086/606020.

PMID:
19788356
32.

Parallel evolution in the major haemoglobin genes of eight species of Andean waterfowl.

McCracken KG, Barger CP, Bulgarella M, Johnson KP, Sonsthagen SA, Trucco J, Valqui TH, Wilson RE, Winker K, Sorenson MD.

Mol Ecol. 2009 Oct;18(19):3992-4005. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04352.x. Epub 2009 Sep 15.

PMID:
19754505
33.

Gene flow in the face of countervailing selection: adaptation to high-altitude hypoxia in the betaA hemoglobin subunit of yellow-billed pintails in the Andes.

McCracken KG, Bulgarella M, Johnson KP, Kuhner MK, Trucco J, Valqui TH, Wilson RE, Peters JL.

Mol Biol Evol. 2009 Apr;26(4):815-27. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msp007. Epub 2009 Jan 16.

PMID:
19151158
34.

Population structure and genetic diversity of moose in Alaska.

Schmidt JI, Hundertmark KJ, Bowyer RT, McCracken KG.

J Hered. 2009 Mar-Apr;100(2):170-80. doi: 10.1093/jhered/esn076. Epub 2008 Oct 3.

PMID:
18836148
35.

Movements of birds and avian influenza from Asia into Alaska.

Winker K, McCracken KG, Gibson DD, Pruett CL, Meier R, Huettmann F, Wege M, Kulikova IV, Zhuravlev YN, Perdue ML, Spackman E, Suarez DL, Swayne DE.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Apr;13(4):547-52.

36.

An avian influenza virus from waterfowl in South America contains genes from North American avian and equine lineages.

Spackman E, McCracken KG, Winker K, Swayne DE.

Avian Dis. 2007 Mar;51(1 Suppl):273-4.

PMID:
17494565
37.

Coevolution of male and female genital morphology in waterfowl.

Brennan PL, Prum RO, McCracken KG, Sorenson MD, Wilson RE, Birkhead TR.

PLoS One. 2007 May 2;2(5):e418.

38.

Reinterpreting the origins of flamingo lice: cospeciation or host-switching?

Johnson KP, Kennedy M, McCracken KG.

Biol Lett. 2006 Jun 22;2(2):275-8.

40.

Phylogenetics of wigeons and allies (Anatidae: Anas): the importance of sampling multiple loci and multiple individuals.

Peters JL, McCracken KG, Zhuravlev YN, Lu Y, Wilson RE, Johnson KP, Omland KE.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2005 Apr;35(1):209-24.

PMID:
15737592
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42.

Sexual selection. Are ducks impressed by drakes' display?

McCracken KG, Wilson RE, McCracken PJ, Johnson KP.

Nature. 2001 Sep 13;413(6852):128.

PMID:
11557968
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44.

Relative patterns and rates of evolution in heron nuclear and mitochondrial DNA.

Sheldon FH, Jones CE, McCracken KG.

Mol Biol Evol. 2000 Mar;17(3):437-50.

PMID:
10723744
45.

Avian vocalizations and phylogenetic signal.

McCracken KG, Sheldon FH.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Apr 15;94(8):3833-6.

46.

Particles and fields in the interplanetary medium.

McCracken KG.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1967 Dec;58(6):2149-53. No abstract available.

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